The 12 Days of Christmas, ranked

Published Dec. 23, 2019

Twelve days of gifts may sound like the greatest thing since sliced bread, but the gifts listed in the song really run the gamut from "Wow, this is a great gift!" to "I can't believe you've given me this, you've created an enemy for life. How dare you bring this into my home, with my family. A pox upon your house!"


Zoo reindeer celebrate holidays, too

Published Dec. 15, 2010

Although most of us likely have red noses at this time of year, none of the reindeer at Milwaukee County Zoo boasts such a feature. But that doesn't mean it's not worth bundling up and braving the cold this holiday season to visit the distant relatives of Santa's sled-team. Buy them a present using the zoo's Giving Tree, too, while you're there.